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November 4, 2022

Queen's In The News Friday, November 4, 2022

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Alexander Braun
  • Arts and Science
  • Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering
  • Physics, Engineering Physics and Astronomy
Seismic Soundoff: 167: Exploring other planets with geophysics
Dr. Braun talks about planetary geophysics, including why Jurassic Park gives a poor impression of geophysics and how geophysical techniques on the moon helped turtles on Earth.
Carmen Celestini
  • Arts and Science
  • School of Religion
  • Sociology
CBC News Network: CBC News
Dr. Celestini weighs in on the Emergencies Act Inquiry and how the people testifying have been pulling back from any notions of extremism.
Catherine Donnelly
  • Health Sciences
  • School of Rehabilitation Therapy
Toronto Star: Canada hasn’t embraced ‘natural’ retirement communities. Why these High Park condos could succeed where many have failed
Dr. Donnelly talks about the Oasis program, a program designed to strengthen and sustain healthy communities of older adults. She says that the older adults have to be the ones who want the Oasis program in their building.
Evans, Gerald
  • School of Medicine
  • Biomedical and Molecular Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Division of Infectious Diseases
  • Pathology and Molecular Medicine
Global News: Ontario prepares for flu season
Dr. Evans says the lack of influenza over the last few years leaves open a big door for it to have activity early on in flu season.
Robert Hickey
  • Arts and Science
Globe and Mail: CUPE’s initial wage ask ambitious but expected when inflation is considered, labour relations experts say
Dr. Hickey explains that we haven’t seen collective bargaining in the context of high inflation for some time, with regards to the Ontario education workers’ wage demand.
Christian Leuprecht
  • Arts and Science
  • Political Studies
  • Smith School of Business
  • School of Policy Studies
globalnews.ca: Questions linger over HRP union no-confidence vote
Global News: What could a Russian spy have learned in a decade in Canada and why wasn’t he caught?
Dr. Leuprecht discusses Canada’s national security system and the confidence vote the Halifax Regional Police Association members held about police chief Dan Kinsella.
Robinson, Darryl
  • Law
Yahoo! Canada: MPs back youth-led effort to list ecocide as international crime
Prof. Robinson, who helped craft the definition of ecocide—the widespread destruction of the environment—weighs in on the Canadians leading a push to make ecocide an international crime.

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